polars.Expr.unique#

Expr.unique(maintain_order: bool = False) Expr[source]#

Get unique values of this expression.

Parameters:
maintain_order

Maintain order of data. This requires more work.

Examples

>>> df = pl.DataFrame({"a": [1, 1, 2]})
>>> df.select(pl.col("a").unique())  
shape: (2, 1)
┌─────┐
│ a   │
│ --- │
│ i64 │
╞═════╡
│ 2   │
├╌╌╌╌╌┤
│ 1   │
└─────┘
>>> df.select(pl.col("a").unique(maintain_order=True))
shape: (2, 1)
┌─────┐
│ a   │
│ --- │
│ i64 │
╞═════╡
│ 1   │
├╌╌╌╌╌┤
│ 2   │
└─────┘